Altan – Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists 
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Altan – Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists 

Altan Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists  by Brad Balfour When the Irish group Altan visited New York during St. Patrick’s week, it transformed the City Winery in lower Manhattan into a pastoral scene. It was rich with lilting melodies, harmonious voices and the engaging sonics of various traditional instruments such as violin, accordion, … Continue reading

Celtic Woman – Quartet Brings Out Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration
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Celtic Woman – Quartet Brings Out Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration

Celtic Woman Quartet Brings Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration by Brad Balfour If any group has become synonymous with popular music from Ireland, it’s Celtic Woman. Though named in the singular, this quartet has been commanding stages internationally for nearly last two decades. Once again, they are coming to the tri-state area on the … Continue reading